Look, it’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! NO – it’s a concrete canoe!

a what????

As a engineer that specializes in materials (i.e. the plastics guy), I always enjoy design projects that push the limits of what materials can do. However, this story takes the cake.

NY Times article: Concrete Canoe Competition

photo credit: The Boneyard Yacht Club

photo credit: The Boneyard Yacht Club

Read more about the competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers website: http://www.asce.org/concretecanoe/